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CBS
Jan 22, 2013 4:00am PST
mr. obama's second inauguration comes four years after he became the first black president and just over 16 years since he was first sworn into office as an illinois state legislator. inauguration day began with a prayer service at st. john's episcopal church across the street from the white house. later, it was on to the capitol building for the swearing-in. a planning official said the turnout on the mall was more than 800,000 people fewer than the record crowd that watched the first inauguration in 2009. first supreme court justice sonia sotomayor swore in joe biden. then chief justice roberts administered the oath to president obama. >> preserve, protect, and defend -- >> preserve, protect, and defend -- >> the constitution of the united states -- >> the constitution of the united states. >> so help you god? >> so help me god. >> congratulations, mr. president. [ cheers ] >> reporter: president obama's left hand was on two bibles, one belonging to abraham lincoln, the other to martin luther king jr. following his inaugural address and a signing ceremo
CBS
Jan 21, 2013 5:30pm PST
john robertserts administered the oath to the president. >> i, barack hussein obama, do >> i, solemnly swear... >> pelley: there were no slipups on the oath as there were last time.e read this year the chief justice read the oath off a note card. >> so help me god. >> pelley: in his inaugural address, the president said ad america's possibilities areica's poss limitless. >> my fellow americans, we arehis mo made for this moment and we will seize it so long as we seize itwe s together. >> pelley: beyonce wowed the crowd with her performance of the national anthem. >> ♪ by the dawn's early light...♪ >> pelley: then as the president then as t left the platform and headedtform and back inside the capital there was a poignant moment. mr. obama turned toward theam crowd on the mall. "i wan "i want to take a look one more time" he said.ga "i'll never see this again." at lunch in statuary hall members of congress and the president exchanged hosts, then the president toasted his wife. >> there is controversy aboutno the quality of the president, not the qu controversy about the
CBS
Jan 21, 2013 11:00pm PST
y of pomp and circumstance, what president obama said in his speech that no other president has dared to mention. in ayers to d-c, where she met up with many people from the who wanted to be good evening. i'm ken bastida. >> i'm elizabeth cook. we sent cbs5 reporter kristin ayers to d.c. where she met up with many people from the bay area who wanted to be part of it all. >> reporter: it was really a pleasure meeting people from all over the bay area out today on the national mall. they told me they felt inspired by president obama, by his speech in particular. president obama made history today speaking a three letter word that no other president has ever spoken in an inauguration address, gay. so he made history with that today and after the politics followed the parties. ♪ i'm so in love with you ♪ ♪ >> reporter: jennifer hudson sang let's stay together as the president and first lady shared the first dance at one of two inaugural balls. the events capped off an historic day in the nation's capital. >> today we experienced the majesty
CBS
Jan 27, 2013 7:00pm PST
: there are few people we think we know more about than president barack obama and outgoing secretary of state hillary clinton, and everyone has an opinion-- about their politics, their marriages, and a rivalry that is one of the richest in american history. on friday we had the opportunity to sit down with the two of them side by side. the white house offered us 30 minutes, barely enough time to scratch the surface of their complicated personal and professional relationship, let alone discuss their policies on iran and israel, russia and china, egypt and libya. there has been much speculation about their evolution from bitter opponents to partners in the corridors of power and the motivation for doing this interview. now you can be the judge. this is very improbable. this is not an interview i ever expected to be doing. but i understand, mr. president, this was your idea. why did you want to do this together, a joint interview? >> obama: well, the main thing is, i just wanted to have a chance to publicly say thank you, because i think hillary will go down as one of the finest secretary of sta
CBS
Jan 21, 2013 5:00am PST
of this president. president obama will take the oath of office today on the steps of the u.s. capitol. as many as 700,000 people are expected to fill the nationallal to watch. >> if anybody has tickets give me shout out. >> reporter: darrell came here in jackson mississippi and camped o out overnight hoping to get a good spot. thousands of law enforcement officers and federal troops from around the country will be on hand to make sure everyone is safe. >> today's swearing in on the steps of the u.s. capitol is ceremonial, held for the public. the constitution requires that the official swearing in take place on january 20th. >> i barack obama do solemnly swear. >> reporter: the president was officially sworn into office yesterday in a small ceremony at the white house. he followed that up with a candlelight ceremony sunday night where he said today's parties are not about him. >> what we're celebrating is not the election or swearing in of a president. what we're doing is celebrating each other. >> reporter: and he talked about what he called the most sign
CBS
Jan 21, 2013 6:00am PST
ds of thousands of people coming here to witness president obama take the oath of office for a second time. >> reporter: president obama made the short trip across lafayette park to attend a service at st. john's church. >> if anybody has tickets give me a shout out. >> reporter: as many as 700,000 people are expected to fill the national mall to watch the inauguration. darrell came here from jackson mississippi. he camped out overnight hoping to get a good spot. >> i'm going to be sitting right there waiting for when they open up. >> reporter: thousands of law enforcement officers and federal troops from around country will be on hand to make sure everyone is safe. today's swearing in on the steps of the u.s. capitol is ceremonial, held for the public. the constitution requires that the official swearing in take place on january 20th. >> i barack hussein obama do solemnly swear. >> reporter: he followed that up with a candlelight ceremony sunday night where he said today's parties are not about him. >> what we're celebrating is not t
CBS
Jan 21, 2013 7:00am PST
elected by the people is being sworn in to office. just before noon at the capitol, barack obama will take the oath for his second term as president. this is a ceremonial swearing-in because the constitution requires the president to be sworn in on january 20th, and this year the 20th fell on sunday. so the president took the official oath in private yesterday in the blue room at the white house. the oath administered by the chief justice john roberts, jr. the public swearing-in and all the pomp and circumstance that go with it were put off until today and what a day it is. the temperature right now is in the high 30s. the sky is clear, a brilliant winter's day in the nation's capital. people are pouring into the national mall to witness a day of history. the first family began the day by attending services at st. john's church. that's right across the street from the white house. that's a long-standing tradition for presidents on inauguration day. joining me now in our cbs coverage is bob schieffer, our chief washington correspondent and anchor of ""face the nation."" bob, what
CBS
Jan 20, 2013 11:00pm PST
. the public swearing in of president barack obama. the oath of office was administered today privately but the public event will draw hundreds of thousands to the national mall. we go to washington, d.c. tonight with events that attracted people from here in the bay area, christen? >> reporter: that is right. we already know this inauguration will be nowhere on the scale of the 1 in 2009. we are hearing that the crowd will be estimated at about 700,000. smaller than it was. the mall crowded with gates and security checkpoints as they prepare to make history again. >> reporter: president barack obama wrapped up the first day of his second term at a candlelight sell is pwraeugz in washington. >> after we celebrate let's make sure to work as hard as we can to pass on an america that is worthy not only of our past but of our future. >> reporter: just before noon president barack obama took the oath of office at the white house. >> reporter: the chief justice led the official swearing in. >> the constitution of the united states. >> reporter: it was
CBS
Jan 21, 2013 4:30am PST
's a check of traffic. back to you. >>> 4:37, barack obama is now in the first full day of his second term as president of our united states, but according to tradition, if the 20th falls on a sunday, the public swearing in and most of the festivities take place on the 21st. >> susan mcginnis is in washington with a preare view on today's events of the -- preof today's events. >> reporter: president obama will take the oath of office on the steps of the u.s. capitol as people are expected to fill the national mall to watch. darrell r o oby came here and camped out overnight hoping to get a good spot. thousands of law enforcement officers and federal troops from around the country will be on hand to make sure everyone is safe. >> today's swearing in on the steps of the u.s. capitol is ceremony corral, held for the -- ceremonial held for the public and they require the official swearing in take place on january 20th. the president was officially sworn into office yesterday in a small ceremony at the white house. he followed that up with a candlelight c
CBS
Jan 21, 2013 4:00am PST
the inaugural ceremonies begin at 11:30 a.m. eastern time on the steps of the capitol. mr. obama will take the oath of office at 11:55. at noon he'll deliver his inaugural address, and the inaugural parade begins at 2:30. randall pinkston is in washington this morning. good morning, randall. >> he begins his day with church services before heading to capitol hill for a historic celebration. the 57th presidential inauguration. president obama will take the oath of office today on the steps of the u.s. capitol. as many as 70,000 are expected to fill the malls and watch. daryl robey came here from jackson, mississippi. he camped out overnight hoping to get a good spot. >> i'm going to be sitting right there waiting for when they open up. >> thousands of law enforcement and federal troops will be on hand to make sure everyone's safe. today's swearing-in is ceremony real for the public. the constitution requires the official ontario of office to take place january 20th. the president was officially sworn into office yesterday at a small ceremony at the white house.
CBS
Jan 22, 2013 4:30am PST
barack hussein obama do solemnly swear. >> reporter: or talk about martin luther king. mr.bam made history uttering a three letter word never spoken in an inaugural address, gay. >> our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated fairly under the law. >> reporter: he urged congress to work with him. >> we cannot mistake absolutism for principle or substitute spectacle for politics. >> reporter: people who waited for hours embraced the harsher tone, the smaller crowd of 700, 000. anita jackson told me crunching numbers is missing the point of the inauguration rich with history and four years later, hope. >> i'm so proud and honored to be a part of this environment today. >> reporter: before leaving the capitol steps today, mr. obama took one last look over the gigantic spectacle and said, i will never see this again. >>> a group of east bay students made it to washington, d.c. for the inauguration but getting there was not easy. for half of the 46 students from claremont middle school, it was their first trip out of lake
CBS
Jan 22, 2013 6:00am PST
died in exchange for the freedom of two prominent terror suspects behind bars in the u.s. the obama administration rejected that offer. >>> at least one person is dead from an earthquake that hit western indonesia this morning, it was a magnitude 6 on the northern tip of the island of sumatra. a 9-year-old girl was found dead in the ruins of her home. several other people are hurt and power was knocked out. there was no tsunami from that quake. >>> bay area headlines now, piedmont police are searching for suspects in two violent home invasion robberies less than an hour apart. the two robberies were on opposite sides of piedmont but the same group of armed men may have been responsible. no one was seriously injured. >>> a community meeting is planned this evening to discuss the closure of a fire station in walnut creek. the contra costa county fire protection district is scrambling to cut costs and the shutdown of station 4 is part of the plan. meeting begins at 7:00 at walnut heights elementary school in walnut creek. >>> 6:11. a surfer in a tou
CBS
Jan 22, 2013 7:00am PST
to the national mall to see president obama's swearing in. thousands of them stayed around to join the president for the inaugural parties last night, bill plante is at the white house. bill good morning. >> reporter: good morning, and good morning out west. the first event on this morning after happens in this hour the president and vice president and their wives attend the national prayer service. last night, the east room of the white house was the place for the hottest afterparty in town. entertainers like kelly clarkson and john legend, lots of politicians, friends of the president, all after the two official inaugural balls. >> my dance partner, michelle obama. >> reporter: in a dress designed by jason wu the first lady dazzled at the commander in chief's ball. ♪ i'm so in love with you ♪ >> reporter: where she took the first dance with her husband as jennifer hudson sang. early president obama told the ball goers why the day was remark remarkable. >> today we experience the majesty of our democracy, a ritual only possible in a form of government that is of and by
CBS
Jan 21, 2013 6:00pm PST
to speechless. >> president obama took the oath for his second term standing in front of the capital. >> i sol recommendly swear. >> he placed his hand on two bible. one belonging to abraham lincoln and the other to dr. king. >> it is our generation's task to carry on what those pioneers began? in his inaugural address the president gave vision. >> we are true to our creed when a little girl born into poverty knows she has the same chance to succeed as might be else. >> he touched on taxes, gun control and immigration. he urged cooperation in washington. >> congress requires us to act in our time. >> after the ceremony the president turned to take one last look at the view. later he signed documents nominating his cabinet members. senator majority leader harry reid toasted the president. the president thanked all in attendance. >> i recognize that democracy is not always easy. i recamiers there are profound differences in this room. but i just want to saw thank you for your service. >> the day concluded with a one and a half mile parade to the white
CBS
Jan 22, 2013 5:00am PST
, no delays all the way out towards sunnyvale. back to you. ♪ let's stay together♪ >> president obama and the first lady, michelle, dancing last night at one of the inaugural balls. jennifer hudson doing her version of the al green classic, "let's stay together." of course the president did a little crooning. >> the first lady was beautiful. >> beautiful red gown. >>> but the party is over, back to business today for the president after a full day of inauguration festivities. >> cbs 5 reporter kristin ayers has highlights of the president's address and reaction from some bay area people who were in washington to witness it. >> reporter: they started gathering at dawn, streets outside washington's national mall filled with people huddled in the cold, the crowds growing as the morning wore on. >> i just keep looking back, and seeing people as far as i can see. it's kind of unbelievable. >> reporter: they came wanting to witness history. >> i love my president! i love barack obama. >> it's an opportunity to see history, to be part of it. to feel it,
CBS
Jan 21, 2013 5:00pm PST
area 8th graders. how students in a rough neighborhood got to witness history, president obama's inauguration. that at 6:00. >>> thank you for watching. the cbs evening news with scott pelly is next. >> in 30 minutes. term begins for the 44th president. >> i, barack hussein obama, do solemnly swear.... >> pelley: the inaugural ceremonies and celebrations from bob schieffer and nancy cordes major garrett on the inaugural address and the challenges ahead. >> for now decisions are upon us and we cannot afford delay. >> pelley: mark phillips on the terror attack in algeria. three americans are among the dead. and byron pitts with an historic first the inaugural parade. >> we're like heartbeat of america, we're native americans. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news"ng new with scott pelley reporting tonight from washington. >> pelley: good evening. president obama sought to turn the page today from the issues of economic crisis and war that dominated his first inaugural address to a new agenda for arst inaugu second term. addres he took his theme from
CBS
Jan 23, 2013 4:00am PST
the obama administration respond responded to the attack and they've demanded to hear from clinton for months. the secretary was unable to make her previously scheduled tm in december due to illness, so this will be the first time that the secretary publicly answers questions about why officials denied multiple requests for additional security at the benghazi compound. she will also be asked about whether a lack of funding played a role in those decisions. clinton will try to refocus the testimony on her attempts to fix what investigators called systemic failures in leadership and management at senior levels at the state department. she will be prepped upon the department's response. a new high threat security was created and four officials were put on administrative leave as a result of the investigation, yet all four remain on the government payroll. the current chairman of the senate foreign relations committee is senator john kerry. he will not appear because he's busy preparing for his nomination hearings, which begin on thursday. he's expected to replace hil
CBS
Jan 25, 2013 4:00am PST
is heading to virginia to try to gain public support for president obama's gun control proposealsproposals. that it's not about keeping bad guns out of the hands of good people. it's about keeping all gunses out of the hands of bad people. >>> on thursday they joined a group of democratic lawmakers as diane fine stain announced her own bill which would limit high-capacity magazine cartridges and military-style assault weapons. >> military-style assault weapons have but one purpose and in my view that's a military purpose. >> the lawmakers say the shooting at sandy hook elementary school show that assault weapons need to be banned. >> a number of the police who came to newtown said to me we could not have stopped that shooter. even with the body armor we were wearing with that kind of assault weapon. >> but vice president biden downplayed the need for an asalts weapons ban thursday. he said those weapons are only used in a small percentage of crimes. >> i'm much less concerned, quite frankly, about what you'd call an assault weapon than i am about magazines and th
CBS
Jan 28, 2013 4:00am PST
president obama over mitt romney with more than 70% of the vote. now, this senate plan could face a tougher time in the house, which is controlled by republicans, but it's not even legislate yet. this is simply a four-page list of principles. and tomorrow, anne-marie, we get the president's vision. >> susan mcginnis in washington. thank you. >>> well, this morning another winter storm is moving from the midwest into the northeast bringing with it a dangerous mix of freezing rain, sleet, and snow. in iowa yesterday ice-covered roads were too slick for travel. a chain reaction accident in southeast iowa sent several cars and trucks off the road. in wisconsin the ice and freezing rain mixed with snow to cause hazardous conditions, and this morning winter weather advisories are in effect from minnesota to massachusetts. meteorologist jeff berardelli is of our miami station wfor is watching the storm. >>> well our brutal weather continues across the great lakes and also the northeast. during the day on sunday in and around the chicago area picked up around a quarter of an in
CBS
Jan 25, 2013 7:00am PST
speaker boehner saying it's president obama trying to annihilate the gop. is president obama do you think the problem or do you think the party itself has to make some policy changes in order to recruit and attract different voters? >> this is my 12th presidential election. i've been around where we won a few more than we lost i've been around where we lost. this is an election that republicans are upset about because they feel like they could have won, that the president, you're talking 51% of the vote. >> you're looking back at the campaign. >> that explains that. >> it seems to know from peggy noonan and a whole range of people especially the speaker to accuse the president of trying to annihilate the party, that takes it to the future not the past. >> well look this is the most political presidency we've ever had, it's the perpetual campaign, as soon as the campaign was over and we started talking about the first serious piece of business the fiscal cliff, the obama administration ran it purely like a political campaign. if you heard the president's sta
CBS
Jan 22, 2013 12:00pm PST
that offer. >>> president obama is back at work today. he laid out some ambitious goals in the inaugural speech yesterday but as cbs reporter randall pinkston reports the republicans are back to work today resisting the president's agenda. >> reporter: president obama started the day at church. he attended the inaugural national prayer service a tradition that dates back to the days of george washington. after the event, he dives into the work of his second term. the president outlined an ambitious agenda during his inaugural address. >> now, more than ever, we must do these things together. as one nation and one people. >> reporter: he plans to tackle some of the most contentious issues of the day. including gun control, climate change, and immigration. >> comprehensive immigration reform like so many of issues that he talked about yesterday is something that we can unite behind, that we can come together to act on. >> reporter: republicans on capitol hill are planning to challenge much of the president's second term agenda. they are agreeing with one
CBS
Jan 25, 2013 12:00pm PST
. >>> a federal appeals court says president barack obama violated the constitution. the u.s. court in washington says he did not have the power to make recess appointments to the national labor relations board early last year. president obama claims he acted properly because the senate was away for the holidays. the court says the senate was technically in session since lawmakers held so-called pro forma sessions. >>> exxonmobil has dethroned apple as the world's most valuable company. apple stock fell since earnings reports on wednesday. it fell to $442 today for a market capitalization of $415.6 billion. it followed a 12% drop yesterday. exxon gained 10 cents today with a market capitalization of $417 billion. >>> the fate of drakes bay oyster company could be decided. they are is using the government after the permit to use the point reyes national seashore expired in november. the judge will decide whether to allow the company to operate while the case is heard. >>> mountain lions may be saved who wander too far into our neighborhoods. cbs
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Jan 22, 2013 5:00pm PST
weapon that got them to the big game. and the vice presi >>> president obama started his day at church. the first lady and vice president joining the president at the inaugural national prayer service. it's a tradition that dates back to the days of george washington. the interfaith service included prayers and readings from leaders of christian denominations, as well as islam, snu dayism and the sikh coalition. >>> back to work for president and his new congress. mr. obama wasted no time diving into his new agenda. tomorrow house republicans are expected to pass a bill that will allow the government to borrow money to pay its bills for the next few months. and the debt limit deal demands democrats in the senate do something they haven't done in four years: pass a budget. >> the last time the senate has passed a budget, the ipad wasn't even invented yet. >> one of the first items on president obama's to do list is to finalize the next phase of the draw-down of u.s. troops in afghanistan. also on the president's radar, comprehensiv
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Jan 23, 2013 5:30pm PST
tragedy is personal. >> i stood next to president obama as the marines carried those flag-draped caskets off the plane at andrews. i put my arms around the mothers and fathers, the sisters and brothers, the sons and daughters and the wives left alone to raise their children. >> reporter: secretary clinton said that while she had a close relationship with ambassador chris stevens, his request for additional security never made it to her desk. >> the specific security requests pertaining to benghazi were handled by the security professionals in the department. i didn't see those requests. they didn't come to me; i didn't approve them, i didn't deny them. >> reporter: still, republican senator rand paul said she should be held accountable. >> had i been president at the time and i found that you did not read the cables from benghazi, you did not read the cables from ambassador stevens i would have relieved you of your post. i think it's inexcusable. >> reporter: clinton said she constantly thinks of what could have been done earlier. >> you know, i do feel responsible. i feel responsible fo
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Jan 24, 2013 4:00am PST
the benghazi tragedy is personal. >> i stood next to president obama as the marines carried those flag draped caskets off the plane at andrews. i put my arms around the mothers and fathers, sisters and brothers, sons and daughter, and the wives left alone to raise their children. >> reporter: secretary clinton said that while she had a close relationship with ambassador chris stevens, his request for additional security never made it to her desk. >> the specific security requests pertaining to benghazi, you know, were handled by the security professionals in the department. i didn't see those requests. they didn't come to me. i didn't approve them. i didn't deny them. >> reporter: still republican senator rand paul said she should be held accountable. >> had i been president at the time and i found that you did not read the cables from benghazi, you did not read the cables from ambassador stevens, i would have relieved you of your post. i think it's inexcusable. >> reporter: clinton said she constantly thinks of what could have bun done earlier. >> you know, i d
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Jan 27, 2013 6:00pm PST
. >> president obama is urging gun control advocates to do a better job trying to understand the other side. in an interview in the new republic the president said quote part of being able to move this forward is understanding the reality of guns in urban areas. a very different from the realities of guns in rural areas. advocates of gun control have to do a little more listening than they do sometimes. after a presidential campaign in which gun control wasn't on the agenda newtown has propelled the debate to the top of it. carter evans reports tonight on the big numbers of firearms that are being bought sold and turned in. >> reporter: thousands waited in the rain up to four hours just to enter this gun show in orange county california. in this event's 25 years this week-- weekend saw the biggest crowds ever. >> this like nothing i have ever seen at the show. >> reporter: the big seller ammunition purchased by the cart load. gun owner bill rebensdorf waited three hours just to buy a box of 9 millimeter bullets. >> how many are in there. >> 500. >> people are worried if i don't get it now i
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Jan 28, 2013 7:00am PST
's "60 minutes," where they saw president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton sitting down. it was a joint interview. until last night's edition of "60 minutes," people had never seen it. they revealed the challenges of putting aside their once heated rivalry. >> i spent time with both of you in the 2008 campaign. that was a very tough, bitter race, and i'm going to spare you reading some of the things that you said about each other during that campaign. how long did it take you to get over there, and when did it happen? >> it didn't take as long as i think, people would perceive. as i said, once the primary was over hillary worked very hard for me. bill worked very hard for me. so we were interacting on a fairly regular basis. i think it was harder for the staffs which is understandable because they get invested in this stuff in ways that i think the candidates maybe don't. hillary mentioned part of our bond is we've been through a lot of the same stuff, and part of being through the same stuff is getting whacked around in political campaigns being cri
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Jan 23, 2013 6:00am PST
greeted by none other than the commander-in-chief at the white house. first lady michelle obama and the first dog bo joined the president in welcoming the students yesterday. each one got to shake hands and say hello to the president and mrs. obama. the students are from the midpeninsula community media center and here they are. the group actually missed their flight back home because of the surprise visit from the obamas but that's a photo and an opportunity, once in a lifetime. >>> if you are one of the 10,000 flying out to super bowl xlvii be prepared to pay a pretty penny. flights departing from major metro hubs to new orleans are going for anywhere between $1,200 and $2,000 roundtrip. and that's not compared to hefty hotel room prices. every hotel in new orleans is booked. and online resellers are offering rooms for up to $12,000. >> hello. >> $12,000 for those scrambling to get last-minute flights, southwest is adding two nonstop flights from sfo to the big easy and we are sending a team of reporters to cover super bowl xlvii in new or
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Jan 24, 2013 5:30pm PST
obama picked white, one of this generation's best prosecutors, to police wall street. the first woman u.s. attorney for the southern district of new york, white led prosecution teams that convicted mob boss john gotti, a vicious mob killer who had escaped prosecution by tampering with juries. white kept her jury anonymous and sequestered. she built the best set of terrorism prosecutors in america, convicting the blind sheik for conspiracy to bomb the united nations and other new york landmarks. she also convicted ramsey youseff for the 1993 world trade center bombing. and she was on osama bin laden's trail before anyone, indicting the al qaeda leader for the deaths of 18 u.s. soldiers in somalia in 1993, charges that later included the 1998 bombings embassies in kenya and tanzania. >> so i'd say that's a pretty good run. you don't want to mess with mary jo. mary jo does not intimidate easily. and that's important. because she has a big job ahead of her. the s.e.c. played a critical role in protecting our financial system during the worst of the financial crisis, but there's much more wo
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Jan 25, 2013 4:30am PST
on the latest step in the obama administration's effort to pass new gun control legislation. >>> reporter: vice president joe biden is heading to virginia today to try to gain public support for president obama's gun control proposals. >> it's not about keeping bad guns out of the hands of good people. it's about keeping all guns out of the hands of bad people. >> reporter: on capitol hill thursday gun victims and law enforcement officers joined a group of democratic lawmakers as dianne feinstein announced her own bill which would eliminate high capacity magazines and ban assault weapons. >> military-style assault weapons have but one purpose, and in my view that's a military purpose. >> reporter: the lawmakers say the shooting at sandy hook elementary school shows that assault weapons need to be banned. >> a number of the police who came to newtown said to me, we could not have stopped that shooter even with the body armor we were wearing with that kind of assault weapon. >> reporter: but vice president biden downplayed the need for an assault weapons
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Jan 25, 2013 5:30pm PST
. well, the last time that barack obama and hillary clinton sat down together to answer questions it was in a debate in the middle of a fight for the democratic presidential nomination. they were at each other's throats. well, today just days away from the end of her term as secretary of state, they sat down again together to answer questions. this time from steve kroft of "60 minutes." the joint interview, apparently, was the president's idea. >> reporter: why did you want to do this together? a joint interview. >> well, the main thing is i just wanted to have a chance to publicly say that you can because i think hillary will go down as one of the finest secretary of states we've had. it has been a great collaboration over the last four years. i'm going to miss her. i wish she was sticking around but she has logged in so many miles i can't begrudge her to want to take it easy for a little bit. but i want the country to appreciate just what an extraordinary role she's played during the course of my administration and a lot of the successes we've had internationally because of her
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Jan 26, 2013 5:00am PST
with the nation's capitol celebrating as president obama was inaugurated for his second term. since then it's been all business for mr. obama who's moved quickly on a new set of priorities. cbs news senior white house correspondent has more on that. >> reporter: inaugural festives were barely over before they began to get down to the agenda of mr. obama's second term. >> make sure that my priorities are being carried out and my policies are consistent with the proms i made to the american people. >> he named dennis mcdonough as his new chief of staff. >> suddenly i'm feeling a lot of sympathy for the folks who sit down here. >> reporter: hearings like john kerry for is secretary of state are under way. they have more than a year before they begin the slide toward lame duck status so president obama is trying to move his agenda ahead as quickly as possible. >> to continue to have the economy recover, to create a stronger foundation for economic drought, and to continue his commitment on civil rights issueses like lgbt rights to take on tasks that require biparti
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Jan 26, 2013 6:00pm PST
the right fights with president obama. >> we can't get rattled. we won't play the villain in his morality plays. we have to stay united. we have to show that if given the chance, we can govern. >> axelrod: moving overseas now to egypt where violence has claimed dozens of lives. in said at least 30 people were killed protesting a judge a decision to hand out death sentences to those convicted in a so riot last year. in cairo nine are dead after opponents of president mohammed morsi battled police for a second straight day. in the battle for mali, french forces and their local allies claim to have regained control of the airport and bridge in the negotiate city of gao. refugees from the north are moving south often bunking in with relatives. elizabeth palmer reports from segou. >> reporter: we found the maiga clan, four families jammed in together in in one brother's house. the extremists who took over their town made life impossible for women fatima tells me. "we couldn't go out by ourselves," she says. and demonstrates how even way man to accompany them, women had to cover up or face arre
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Jan 27, 2013 8:30am PST
of the "new york times," and from campaign 2012, obama adviser stephanie cutter, and romney adviser kevin madden. back to face off one more time because this is "face the nation." captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news in washington, "face the nation" with bob schieffer. >> schieffer: and good morning, again. california's democratic senator dianne feinstein is joining us in the studio this morning. senator, you introduced this legislation friday to ban assault weapons reinstate the ban. you got this passed once before. it was uphill all the way. you can see this time it's going to be uphill, but why do you think you can get it passed? >> well, i think i can get it passed because the american people are very much for it. there's a new poll out 50,000 people in the field 68% supportive of a ban on assault weapons. i think what happens is you have one group-- namely, the national rifle association-- that has such a pronounced view that dominates the arena but we have the united states conference of mayors we have the major city chiefs, we have the largest police organization in the world
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Jan 23, 2013 7:00am PST
smart. a smart way to help manage hunger and diabetes. >>> sorry, obama. your class warfare isn't going to work. stuart varney knows the reason why. >> along come this show "downton abbey," rich people problem prus, they're rich generous. they create jobs for heaven's sake. that show is wildly popular which pose as threat to the left, doesn't it? >> yes, it does. yes, it does. the popularity of "downton abbey" proves that america loves rich guys the same way the popularity of breaking bad proves that breaking bad loves -- >> too funny. >>> a federal court yesterday threw out an appeal for three groups that want to make marijuana legal. the decision could mean prison for a supplier who thought he was playing by the rules. >> reporter: matt davies' tv commercials made no secret he was selling marijuana through his dispensary. >> not the kind of thing that a criminal does. >> i should say not. >> reporter: davies says his medizen dispensary had all the requirement requirements. >> we had to pay and more. >> reporter: and you were doing that. >> absolutely. t
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Jan 22, 2013 6:00pm PST
on wednesday. marley hall for cbs news. >>> well, president obama's back at work today one day after the inauguration. the president plans to tackle several major issues in his second term. but as cbs reporter randall pinkston shows us, republicans are already pushing back. >> reporter: crews are cleaning up from the inaugural festivities as congress and president obama get back to politics. the president laid out an agenda in his second inaugural address that will tackle gun control, immigration reform, and climate change. >> you can be sure it was confident, and it was forceful, because he believes we have to act. >> reporter: president obama went to a post-inaugural prayer service before diving back into work. republicans had their criticism ready. >> one thing that's pretty clear from the president's speech yesterday, the era of liberalism is back. >> reporter: but there is a trues in the battle over the debt ceiling. wednesday, house republicans are expected to pass legislation allowing the government to pay the bills for the next
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Jan 25, 2013 6:00am PST
of rounds that can be held in a magazine. >> president obama also plans to travel to push gun control this week. >>> dianne feinstein got personal while introducing her assault weapons bill. feinstein talked about the day george moscone and harvey milk were killed at san francisco city hall. >> i was the one that found supervisor milk's body, and i was the one that put a finger in a bullet hole trying to get a pulse. once you have been through one of these episodes, once you see what the crime scene is like -- it isn't like the movies -- it changes your view of weapons. >> feinstein's bill would ban more than 150 assault style weapons and high capacity magazines. but she does concede that it has little chance of passing congress. >>> a well-known crime fighter is pnc's pick to go after wall street -- president obama's pick to go after wall street. he nominate mary jo white to be the head of the securities and exchange commission. she was the first female u.s. attorney in manhattan. she led the successful prosecution of mafia boss john gotti. as he
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Jan 28, 2013 5:00am PST
obama and secretary of state hillary clinton. many wonder if clinton will run for president in 2016 with president obama's endorsement. mr. obama telling "60 minutes" that's speculation and premature. >> you guys if the press are incorrigible. i was literally inaugurated four days ago. >> right. >> and you're talking about elections four years from now. >> yeah. and i am as you know, steve, i am still secretary of state so i'm out of politics and forbidden from even hearing these questions. >> the great interview. the state department has confirmed that february 1st will be clinton's final day as secretary of state. she will take time off and we'll see if she decides to run. >>> you can meet one of the nation's top judges today right here in san francisco. supreme court associate justice sonia sotomayor brought her book tour to california this weekend. at noon she will speak at the commonwealth club program at the theater on van ness. following that shoal sign copies of her book my beloved world. right here in the city. >>> get a look at traff
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Jan 23, 2013 12:00pm PST
in benghazi, libya that killed four people. she also responded to criticism that the obama administration misled the public about who carried out the attack. >> the fact is, we had four dead americans! >> i understand. >> was it because of a protest or because of guys out for a walk some night who decided they would go kill some americans? what difference at this point does it make?! >> reporter: but some lawmakers were not satisfied with clinton's testimony. >> all these warnings, all these things -- we didn't have a single department of defense asset apparently available to come to the rescue. the american people and the families of these four brave americans still have not gotten the answers that they deserve. >> reporter: secretary of state hillary clinton was supposed to be here on capitol hill last month but postponed her testimony after suffering a concussion and developing a blood clot near her brain. clinton testified that the fbi has some promising leads into who carried out the attack. >> what they are trying to determine is how best to res
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Jan 27, 2013 6:30pm PST
between president obama and secretary clinton. tonight you'll hear them talk about it many public together for the first time. i have to ask you, what's the date of expiration on this endorsement? >> oh, steve. >> you know, steve, i got to tell you, you guys in the press are incorrigible. >> lance armstrong admitted to doping for the first time in an interview with oprah winfrey last week, but the director of the u.s. anti-doping agency, travis tygart, told us that armstrong did not tell the truth in the interview and left out the most important facts that investigators want to nail down. armstrong described doping as so routine it was "like the air in our tires and the water in our bottles." what did you think of that?
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Jan 28, 2013 12:00pm PST
of reasons. and we have to understand that. >> reporter: tomorrow, president obama is traveling to las vegas to lay out his vision for immigration reform. danielle nottingham, cbs news, washington. >>> so, do you have super bowl fever just yet? still ahead, california senators start making bets. what's at stake besides the lombardi trophy. we're in the big easy ahead of the big game. do you know the proper way to say new orleans? the locals will let us know next. >>> hi, i'm meteorologist lawrence karnow in the cbs 5 weather center. starting out a little chilly this morning, lots of sunshine now. will that continue over the next few days? or do we have some rain on the way? we'll talk about that coming up. on the grid-iron.. advertisers will be battling it out during the super bowl commerical breaks.. a thirty-second spot during a >>> doritos! the 9ers and ravens go at it on the gridiron and advertisers are battling it out on the commercials. 30-second ad costs $4 million just for air time. one commercial from volkswagen said to cost more than $10
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Jan 24, 2013 7:00am PST
and three other victims. >> i stood next to president obama as the marines carried those flag-draped caskets off the plane at andrews. i put my arms around the mothers and fathers, the sisters and brothers the sons and daughters, and the wives left alone to raise their children. >> reporter: but the secretary told members of the house that she never saw stevens' request for more security. at one point -- >> 4.3 million cables come to the state department addressed to me, they do not call that to me. >> reporter: republican rand paul called that a failure of leadership. >> if i had been president at the time and found out you did not read the cables of benghazi and from ambassador stevens i would have relieved you from your post. >> reporter: they were accused of covering up the nature of at tacks. >> we were led there were protests and something sprang out of that and assault sprang out of that and that was easily ascertained that was not the fact. >> but you know -- >> reporter: the american people could have known that within days. >> with all due
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Jan 25, 2013 5:00am PST
am about magazines and the number of rounds that can be held in a magazine. >> president obama also plans to travel to push his gun control plans. now, senator feinstein got very personal while introducing her bill. she talked about the day george moscone and harvey milk were killed at san francisco city hall. >> i was the one that found supervisor milk's body. and i was the one that put a finger in a bullet hole trying to get a pulse. once you have been through one of these episodes, once you see what the crime scene is like, it isn't like the movies, it changes your view of weapons. >> now, her bill would ban more than 150 assault style weapons and high capacity magazines. but she concedes that it has little chance of passing. >>> it is 5:06. a little check of traffic and weather. the weekend is here and lawrence, will we get a little bit of rain? >> we may see a few raindrops. the big story will be the cold temperatures, maybe a couple of scattered showers around the bay area nothing big for the weekend. we are still seeing a few showers
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Jan 26, 2013 7:00am PST
presidential campaign, now all smiles. president obama and his outgoing secretary of state are taking part in a joint better view on "60 minutes." >> it has been a great collaboration over the last four years. i'm going to miss her. wish she was sticking around, but she has logged in so many miles, i can't begrudge her wanting to take it easy for a little bit. >> in politics and in democracy, sometimes you win elections. sometimes you lose elections. and i worked very hard, but i lost. and then president obama asked me to be secretary of state and i said yes. and why did he ask me? why did i say yes? because we both love our country. >> you can watch the full interview on "60 minutes" tomorrow night on cbs 5. >>> niners fans will have a brand-new nfl shop in new orleans next weekend. yesterday, city officials cut the ribbons for the new convention center in new orleans, housing the 60,000- square foot nfl house. it will also contain the nfl experience for fans. >>> the big easy is gearing up now to kickoff the first major parade of the carnival season.
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Jan 22, 2013 5:30pm PST
it, the president and mrs. obama attended two inaugural balls last night. at the commander in chief ball, they danced to al green's "let's stay together." you may remember the president singing a bit of that last year. the first lady's ruby red gown was designed by jason wu. he also designed her inaugural gown four years ago. beyonce's performance of the national anthem at the inauguration got rave reviews but today questions were raised about whether she was actually singing or lip synching. sources telling us that beyonce was singing live. but over a prerecorded track. she recorded that track earlier in case something went wrong. and the musical accompaniment by the marine band, that was a recording. there is one state in america where the glass ceiling has been obliterated, at least in politics. that story is next. why they're being targeted to pay for sa >>> the bay area getting a new rail line, and it will cost some property owners. why they're being targeted to pay for the safety grade. next on cbs 5. >> pelley: finally tonight, you may remember a photo that we showe
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Jan 24, 2013 4:30am PST
and i think i have the powers to do that. >> reporter: president obama is sending vice president biden on the road to gather public support. >> we are going to take it to the american people. >> reporter: the vice president's road trip begins tomorrow with a rally in virginia to promote gun control. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> you may have seen the snow kind of falling in susan's stand-up there. it's cold on the east coast and we have rain here. >> i know. i like it. it was good to see the rain. >> you love the sunshine. >> variety is the spice of life, guys. we'll try and mix things up a little bit for you. we have more clouds out there. and hi-def doppler isicking up on more scattered showers although most of those are located toward the south bay. a closer look, you can see down into the monterey bay you see a lot of that moisture in that direction. some of this will sweep up toward the bay area throughout the day today so we are going to leave a chance of showers in the forecast. you get the idea. core of the low down here
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Jan 23, 2013 5:00am PST
. >> reporter: beyonce took the stage at president obama's inauguration this week and delivered what many called a memorable performance. >> i thought she did an excellent job, sang really well, passionate and i thought it was moving. moving to watch. >> reporter: but there are reports her singing wasn't what everyone thought. ♪ [ music ]♪ >> reporter: the controversy erupted on tuesday when a spokeswoman for the marine corps band said the singer used a prerecorded voice track instead of singing live. the marines later backed off that statement saying no one in the marine band is in a position to assess whether it was live or prerecorded. sources tell cbs news beyonce did sing and her mic was hot. but that she was matching her voice to a prerecorded track. it's not uncommon to prerecord inaugural music in case there's bad weather or other unexpected circumstances but temperatures were mild on inauguration day and the skies were clear. ♪ [ music ]♪ >> reporter: it was a much colder day four years ago when cellist yo-yo ma and violinist yitzhak perl
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Jan 24, 2013 6:00am PST
to sell off many of his personal investments to avoid conflicts of interest. >>> president obama is expected to announce his first female nomination of mary jo white as ahead of the securities and exchange commission. >>> apple's days of double- digit growth are over. apple shares tanked by more than $50 in after-hours trading after apple said growth in the current quarter is going to be only 7%. in the latest quarter apple earned $13 billion the same as a year ago. >>> sales of iphones, ipads and mac computers were below expectations. >>> mayor lee is working up a very specific game plan as we count down to the super bowl. >> considering the mayhem that followed the giants world series win the mayor says his eye is on safety. still the twin victories of a giants world series win and 49ers super bowl trip has san francisco mayor ed lien joying the best of times. but it's not the same for gavin if you some who will be remembered as the mayor who lost the 49ers new stadium to santa clara. >> it's bittersweet because you want to see them succeed an
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Jan 28, 2013 6:00am PST
be granted legal status. >> president obama will travel to las vegas this week to introduce his ideas. >> first of all, americans support it. the latino voters expect it. democrats want it. and republicans need it. >>> survivors of
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